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Nov
19

Buckeyes Hand Stetson Its Hat…Ohio State Now 4-0

An Eye For Defense…Ohio State’s E.J. Liddell got all ball and treated Stetson’s Mamahadou Diawara to one of his four blocks in Monday’s Buckeye blowout win. Now 4-0, Mark Znidar explains how it happened in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Nov
17

Znidar: New-Look Flyers Take Care of Charleston Southern

Obi Toppin put on an individual show…and the Dayton Flyers rallied behind him to put on a collective one, blasting Charleston Southern in a tune-up for the upcoming Maui Invitational tournament. Mark Znidar subs for Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Nov
14

Znidar: Buckeyes’ Hot Shooting Throttles ‘Nova…

The Buckeyes got double figures scoring from five players, led by Duane Washington (pictured) with 14 points on four three-pointers. The game was, well, a slam dunk. Ohio State had six of them. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros in today’s inside feature.

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Nov
10

Buckeyes Basketball: Wesson, Carton Lead Win Over UMass

Four Buckeye freshmen play major minutes in the Buckeyes tuneup win over UMass Lowell.  Next…Villanova comes calling. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros in today’s inside feature.

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Nov
7

Znidar: Buckeyes Win Rematch, Slugfest Over UC

For the first time since 1921 UC came to play in Columbus, and found the Buckeyes (and Andre Wesson, below) play defense, too. Ohio State survives cold shooting and a hard, physical game to come away from Wednesday’s in-state showdown with a toughd 64-56 win over Cincinnati. Read Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
5

Ohio State Basketball: Rematch With Cincinnati Blind Man’s Bluff for Holtmann

New-Look Bearcats as first-year coach John Brannen has brought in five freshmen, three graduate transfers, and two other transfers.  Read Mark Znidar’s preview of UC vs. the Buckeyes on Press Pros.

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Nov
5

Ohio State Basketball: New Faces Should Bring Lots of Smiles

Four highly-rated freshmen and Florida State transfer C.J. Walker inject the Buckeyes’ roster with fresh talent…and a fresh competitive profile for the program. Mark Znidar preview to the 2019-20 Buckeyes in today’s Press Pros.

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Nov
2

Siler, O’ Line Lead Troy To Big Win Over Piqua

Troy quarterback Brayden Siler runs for 4 touchdowns, and his offensive line dominates, as Troy wins its 4th straight in county rivalry game with Piqua. Mark Znidar writes the story in today’s Press Pros home page feature.

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Oct
31

OSU Hoops: Four Freshmen Are In Tune For Exhibition

Exhibitionist…Freshman DJ Carton showed why his leaving Iowa to be a Buckeye was such a big deal, but he had plenty of help in a Buckeye blowout exhibition win Wednesday over Cedarville. Mark Znidar writes the story for today’s Press Pros.

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Oct
20

Buckeyes Baseball: Gray Takes Series With 8-5 Win

Checking his list…Fall baseball is over and Buckeyes coach Greg Beals now takes inventory on what he’s seen…and on who plays where come opening weekend in February. Mark Znidar writes about the conclusion in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Oct
18

Bucks Baseball: Fall Practice No Drain On West, Clegg

Fall Ball…Shortstop Noah West needs playing time coming back from knee surgery, and soph outfielder Nolan Clegg simply needs innings to develop.  The prognosis for both…is good!

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Oct
12

Defensive Stops Send Milton Past Preble Shawnee

Does it get any better? A late punt return by AJ Lovin set up the winning touchdown, and a fumble recovery by Kayge Thwaits snuffed a late threat in surging Milton-Union’s 18-13 win over Preble Shawnee. Mark Znidar writes the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
29

Dingler Ready For Big Season After Surgery…

Ohio State is watching and expecting more from their starting catcher as they begin fall practice, and with good reason.  Everyone else is watching him, too. Fall baseball coverage from Mark Znidar headlines today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
29

Ohio State Baseball: Burhenn, Pfennig Look Sharp In Loss To Dayton

A pair of sophomore right-handers worked on new pitches, seeing their first action since June.  Ohio State drops a fall baseball exhibition game to the University of Dayton. Mark Znidar reports in today’s Press Pros.

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Sep
28

Marion Survives Turnovers, Defeats Anna, 17-14

Marion Local flexes, wins fourth game of the year, and 11th straight over the Anna Rockets with a 22-yard field goal by Alex Klosterman. Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Sep
25

Practice Opens: Ohio State Sees Less Of Kaleb Wesson, And Likes It

How the Buckeyes will look in 2019-20. New faces, and in one case, a much thinner face. Coach Chris Holtmann likes what he’s seen so far from center Kaleb Wesson. Mark Znidar writes for Press Pros’ Thursday feature.

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Sep
14

Simon Interception Squeaks Dayton Past Robert Morris

Quarterback Jack Cook was again efficient – productive – and a lead-saving interception by safety Tim Simon helped the Dayton Flyers to a 34-31 win on the road against Robert Morris. Read more from Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Sep
7

Turnovers Doom: Marion Local Falls To Bishop Watterson

Flyers way too charitable, losing a fumble and four interceptions in 31-7 loss to Division III Bishop Watterson.  Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros.

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Jul
3

Milheim Getting Back To Strength In Chillicothe

Buckeyes left-hander is trying to making up for lost time after emergency appendectomy in April.  Summer league baseball in nearby Chillicothe is presently his ‘operating’ room.

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Jun
27

Troy’s Kendall No Longer Concerned With Elbow….

Former Troy Trojan, Zach Kendall, has resurrected his career at the University of Rio Grande, and Chillicothe, in the summer Prospect League. Columnist Mark Znidar shares his story in today’s Press Pros feature.

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